Wednesday, June 16, 2021

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Reeling Grizzlies seek to right ship on the road

With a head coach’s eye, Taylor Jenkins sees the Memphis Grizzlies showing signs of getting better amid losses in four of their last five games, including a Monday night loss (133-129) to the New York Knicks after surrendering a double-digit lead in the second...

Grizzlies outlast Portland in multi-factor thriller on the road

If Friday night’s Memphis-Portland game were viewed through the single lens of the game itself, it would have oozed excitement. The Grizzlies’ 130-128 win over the Trailblazers was a thriller, even without multiple factors that added weight to the outcome. Consider the factors: * The Grizzlies...

Grizzlies unveil career lab at BTW

The COVID-19 pandemic has not stopped the Memphis Grizzlies and its community partners from expanding their mission to mentor students.  The group demonstrated their determination during a ceremony April 6 at Booker T. Washington High School, where they unveiled a renovated career lab for BTW...

Memphis streaks by Atlanta on the road

On the road again was no problem for the Memphis Grizzlies as they ended Atlanta’s four game winning streak on the Hawks’ home court at Philips Arena on Wednesday night. The 131-113 defeat of Atlanta was the Grizzlies’ third consecutive road win and their fourth...

Grizzlies fall, again, to Mike Conley and the Jazz

Former Grizzlies star guard Mike Conley Jr. returned to a familiar FedExForum court on Thursday and helped the visiting Utah Jazz derail the Grizzlies’ bid to avoid the third loss to Utah in six days. In the only game the Jazz will play in Memphis...

Katrina Merriweather bringing her ‘first class’ record to the UofM

Katrina Merriweather – the first African American to lead the University of Memphis women’s basketball Tigers – has a track record with “firsts.” The former Wright State University (WSU) head coach was named the Tigers’ new coach on Monday (March 29) succeeding Melissa McFerrin, who...

Trio of Tigers route exits via the transfer portal

The University of Memphis’ high of winning the NIT Championship had not run the course of a full week before the downer news that three of team’s players – all eligible to return – have moved to hoop somewhere else next season. Damion Baugh, Boogie...

Champs! Tigers wrap historic season with NIT title

FRISCO, Texas -- For the University of Memphis Tigers, the season is done, the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) has been won and head coach Penny Hardaway already is peeking ahead at what could come after the championship run. “I am so excited for the boys...

Tigers bring NIT title in range with second-half romp past Colorado State

FRISCO, TEXAS -- If we are in it, we might as well go ahead and win it. That was the sentiment from Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway when the Tigers missed out on an NCAA bid and got a number one seed in the...

Tigers claim NIT ‘final four’ slot after bouncing out Boise State

In a game their coach yelled, “It’s do or die time,” the University of Memphis Tigers eked out a win over Boise State on Thursday night and landed in the final four of the National Invitation Tournament The Tigers (18-8) now are set to play...